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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: June 25, 2010

ST. LOUIS, MO. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one out of every five people living with HIV doesn't even know it. That amounts to more than 230,000 Americans living with the infection. As part of Get Yourself Tested Week, and National HIV Testing Day this weekend, state an ...Read More

SEATTLE - Twenty years after the northern spotted owl was afforded heightened protection, questions remain about its future. In 1990, the bird was listed as a threatened species, a decision that has prompted major changes in Northwest timber management ever since. Back then, environmental activists ...Read More

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - From the Tea Party to the Green Party - everyone is invited to participate in a national dialogue about the federal budget Saturday, including Granite Staters. Portsmouth is one of more than a dozen locations participating in national town hall-style meetings on the topic, coordin ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - It hasn't been all economic doom and gloom the last few years, according to the leaders of several companies who are committed to funding efforts to improve the environment. They are meeting this week in Boulder during LOHAS, or the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability conference ...Read More

PHOENIX - An event that started in Florida aimed at warning of the dangers of offshore oil drilling has spread to Arizona. It's called Hands Across the Sand, and the mission is to steer energy policy away from dependence on fossil fuels and toward clean energy. In February, people joined hands acros ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Thousands of families across the country are packing for an overnight stay outdoors, perhaps if only in their back yards. They are taking part in the sixth-annual Great American Backyard Campout. Organized by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), its goal is to encourage parent ...Read More

LIVINGSTON, Mont. - A group of Montana children is set to learn some real-life lessons in business at the Livingston Farmers Market. They're taking part in the Young Entrepreneurial Stewardship Program from the Western Sustainability Exchange beginning this Monday - where the basics will be covered ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The budget's almost three months overdue, and Monday marks another deadline. Gov. David Paterson has been pushing through emergency "extender" bills to the displeasure of education advocacy groups. Billy Easton, executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education, criticizes th ...Read More

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